Man charged in Men­non­ite at­tack

Austin American-Statesman - - THE SECOND FRONT -

A 22-year-old man at­tacked three el­derly Men­non­ite sis­ters be­cause of their faith, shock­ing them with a stun gun and van­dal­iz­ing their home dur­ing an hours­long or­deal, po­lice said Sun­day. Dereck Tay­lor Holt was charged with ag­gra­vated as­sault, eth­nic in­tim­i­da­tion, bur­glary and other of­fenses for the as­sault in Lan­caster County in ru­ral cen­tral Penn­syl­va­nia that sent all three women to the hospi­tal, ac­cord­ing to po­lice. Holt railed against the re­li­gion dur­ing the at­tack, read­ing var­i­ous pas­sages from their Bi­ble and then dam­ag­ing it, po­lice said.

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